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Republicans Need to Reach Minorities

fdroese Wrote: Dec 17, 2012 7:09 AM
What the GOP can't seem to grasp is that far and away the women and men for that matter, believe in a woman's right to choose. So the candidates in order to appeal to the far right, keep running on an anti-abortion ticket and they keep losing. The president does not pass new laws and does not interpret the law (that's the job of the courts) so all he has to say is that if elected, he/she will follow the law and personal beliefs don't matter. Anti-abortion = unelectable.

The biggest story of the past election was how President Obama’s team was able to get his interest groups to the polls and how correspondingly the Republicans feel behind on certain interest groups. It is clear Republican failed to capture the votes of Hispanics, Asians and other groups. So let’s take a look at where they are and what they need to do.

To discover what happened one has to look at what the Republicans have been doing and why they failed to attract certain voters. The first and most important point is not that they have failed policies or...